Hyperlocal discourse: the new media & technology repertoire

After last week’s seminar presentation, I’ve been asked to clarify the repertoires that I think inform hyperlocal discourse. Those three repertoires again: New media / technology Community & alternative media Professional / commercial media I’m going to begin by unpicking the new media / technology discourse. In further posts I’ll describe the other repertoires in… Continue reading Hyperlocal discourse: the new media & technology repertoire

On the printing of photos

This tweet reminded me of something that amused me (I’m easily pleased). It was my son’s 1st birthday last month, one of those occasions where all generations get together. We’re fortunate enough to have four generations of my wife’s family still with us. A great aunt gave my sister-in-law her digital camera for the afternoon “take me… Continue reading On the printing of photos

Apple keynote events: the Macguffin of mythinformation

Tonight saw the latest Apple “Special Event”, and the launch of some new shiny kit and software from Cupertino. This seems a timely opportunity to plug a project I’ve helped out on for Sage publishing.  CommunicationSpace is an online community space for the discussion of media and communication research. In my first posting to the site,… Continue reading Apple keynote events: the Macguffin of mythinformation

Enabling digital participation in Higher Education

OK so being as Ana and Jen (part 1 & part 2) blogged about posters, I guess that means it’s what we do now. So here’s my regulation blog post about a poster. A few summer’s ago Dave Kane, Anita Reardon and I were given a small grant for a pilot project in the uses… Continue reading Enabling digital participation in Higher Education